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to achieve on the picket line today. >> we sent the message to the port if you don't take us seriously, we have the ability to shutdown the port. >> reporter: this the scene at the port of oakland all business shutdown. there is a picket line at the oakland airport, they are not impacting travel. they say they do not want to keep people from going on their holiday trip. they want to impact here where the port does eight million dollars worth of business everyday. they hope to hold the line all day. the port is hoping to get in worked out and everything open by the time the next shift comes in at 4:00. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> hundreds of bay area nurses have walked off the jobs for the second time in three weeks california nurses association says nurses are striking at eight hospitals operated by sutter health, and two san jose hospitals operated by hospital corporation of america they are holding rallies and picketing, over staffing levels, sick leave and other issues. here's a map of the hospitals affected: medical centers in oakland, berkeley, castro valley, san leandro, antioch,
us? we are human beings. >> everybody is devastated they don't know if they are coming or going. >> reporter: the storm has moved into new england, boston could get as much as four inches of snow. >> that storm is affecting air travel here with many flights this morning either cancelled or delayed. katie marzullo joins us with more on that. >> reporter: things are starting to get back to normal there are still residual cancellations and delays. major airlines have cancelled 600 flights across the country today mostly here in the east that sounds like a lot, it is many consider this, yesterday that number was 1600. this is jfk, newark, laguardia, delays moderate to significant on the delay index down from excessive which is what it was rated this morning many things are improving in the bay area. a spokesman at sfo says flights are better today than yesterday when 30 flights were cancelled today there's a total of 12. majority of those are arrivals, not departures. as for delays, the faa does not have any scheduled right now flights are still an hour or two behind in some places.
-- their attention and maybe encourage them to help us. >> reporter: $20,000 is now on the line. people can call crimestoppers or san jose police directly. kira klapper, abc7 news. >>> departing flights at san francisco international were delayed for about 20 minutes this morning, suspicious checked bag triggered an inspection by officers and airline staff 8:30 this morning. authorities are not saying what was in the bag. the incident remains under investigation. >>> fire sent six to the hospital and knocked down power lines. sonoma fire officials say when m was hanging from the deck of one of the rooms at the lodge. five were taken to the hospital. investigators think the fire started in one of the rooms. >>> to the violence in the middle east. israel and hamas both say they are open to a diplomatic solution. airstrikes continue for a sixth day with deadly results, with the elections in israel coming up in january. katie marzullo is here with the latest. >> reporter: we have new video, from this morning, you can see israeli missile hit a highrise in gaza city. the building houses foreign and do
for the community that they are gathering together and having an appropriate responsive, also reminds us how fragile life is and how leyla will be missed. >> reporter: she says some of the students even painted their fingernails blue. police say at the time of the accident it was very foggy, maybe because of the moisture on the ground her tires slipped. they don't know why the accident happened, they are still trying to figure it out. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> traffic is being allowed in and out of treasure island now that a six hour police standoff is officer. police say an unidentified man shot and killed himself during the incident it started after 11:00 last night police chased the man from nob hill to treasure island. they believe he had a gun and was driving a stolen car. police put treasure island on lockdown here are pictures of residents who were stuck in san francisco this morning. one of our viewers sent this picture of him and his roommates they had to urn to the red cross when they were told they couldn't go them to to treasure island. once again, all lanes are now reopened. >>> th
about 8:00 last night. this is what our sources are telling us. the man has a southern california address. he tried to board a southwest flight to los angeles. he was going through the checkpoint here when tsa inspectors noticed suspicious items in the bin where he put his carry-on bag. they found components of an ide. an improvised explosive device, a watch with wires, fuses and a toggle switch. all the components were there except for the explosives. they then look at his boots and he suffered layers into his boots just like the shoe bomber richard reid had done. they notified sheriff's deputies who took him into custody. they examined the material. the f.b.i. was notified. sheriff's office tells us the manlaims it was an art, a piece of art. we are still trying to find more details about this story but that the very latest here from oakland international airport. >> cheryl: at san francisco international airport there were weather flight delays. there were delays on flights arriving this morning from the northwest where the weather is already wetter. >> kristen: we're not dryin
before he was hit and killed. amy hollyfield joins us from the montgomery street with -- -- station where mo. >> reporter: it was a rough day for commuters, crowds, confusion. people who use public transition seem to take things in stride well they make quick decisions. they handled it well, one thing they like information. they like to know what is going on. commuters had to do serious zig -- zigzagging through san francisco how late are you? >> about 45 minutes. >> as far as west portal they had to reroute to balboa park and we had to ride here probably about an extra hour added to my commute. >> reporter: muni service was shutdown after train hit a man in the tunnel. >> it appears someone was walking in between embarcadero and montgomery station on a catwalk. that's where contact was made. >> reporter: officials don't know why the man was on the tracks. everyone onboard the train that hit him is okay. while police tried to figure out why this happened, muni tried to deal with stranded commuters. bart gave free rides to beam within the city limits. muni added extra bus. >> we have as ma
are part of history saying us community members felt if we work hard, we play by the rules, we deserve a living wage. >> reporter: senator reed says he likes the idea but concerned about employers unable to pay the higher wage saying they will slash thousands of workers. >> facing a budget shortfall next year of millions of dollars. another $600,000 will come from the general fund. >> reporter: the cafe j folks say if you knowcus on the negative that is all you will see. >> it is about people in our community it is important for us to impact one another and not think about ourselves rather than our collective action when we collectively act we could change the world. not just that one person it is us. >> reporter: these students learned about how to win election they form add lyonses with labor as well as social -- they formed alliances with labor as well as social service agencies. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> san francisco voters elected several supervisors most controversial races just decided this morning. district 5 supervisor alagi has been defeated after a lot of political fa
is a woman. police tell us that a married couple live in the home. but another female relevant is also associated with the address. the police got a 911 hangup call from the address at 5:30 this morning but did not arrive at the home until much later, because there were other priority calls keeping the limited resources busy. >> by the time it was in the district, the supervisor acknowledged there was a call pending here. there were four midnight officers working, and they were responding to a rash of auto thefts, and they were in progress, and a couple of the vehicles crashed into the vehicles and they had to make sure that nobody was hurt in those accidents. >> now, the police don believe that the car thefts are in any way related to the homicide. but they did keep the officers from responding to the crime scene more quickly, with the 911 hangup. animal control had to be called out for two dogs in the home. the woman's body was discovered in the entryway at 8:00 this morning. so right now the police are here, interviewing the neighbors and trying to get the identity of the victims, a
travelers all morning. >> reporter: it has been a headache. we are used to fog, but this is lower than normal, that's why there are so many problems here and it is lynn gathering. a lot of people that we met today who put off going back until today are regetting it. you can hear the planes at sfo today, you just kasi them. >> i'm flying from sfo to -- santa barbara, our flight got cancelled due to the fog. now i'm going to miss all my classes today. >> reporter: christian is trying to get to santa barbara those are the trips most impacted short haul trips up and down the west sews there are so many they had to cancel because of fog. -- >> in foggy conditions we are required to space out the airport further. -- the aircraft further. >> reporter: passengers thought there would be a problem when they saw the fog on the way. >> traffic, fog, bad. very bad today. >> reporter: planes were also late getting into sfo these passengers sat on the runway in vegas for half an hour. >> they said it was foggy here. >> reporter: some flights were delayed as long as an hour and 10 minutes. still other
avoid the beach today. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> eric thomas joins us from sfo where we just got new numbers on the scope of flight cancellations and delays. >> reporter: the wind is picking up out here so far it hasn't been to the 50 or 60 mile hour they feared. they thought that would cause delays of up to 226 minutes. we have some delays, but we have many more cancellations. in fact, sfo says more than 60 flights have been cancelled, due to the storm most short haul flights up and didn't the west coast. pictures of those boards showing cancellations here. fresno, santa barbara and boise, that's where with the flights have been cancelled. they will be combined with other flights so passengers will get to where they are going. only about fewer than a half dozen flight delays most of them in the 15 to 30 minute range not the 226 minute range that the faa first projected. what we are hearing is maybe later this afternoon as things begin to build, sfo could say delays of up to an hour maybe two hours. the advice is the same as it always is, call ahead to your airline, find out what
and a place to sit and wait for news. the cleanup effort involves heavy equipment and residents using their gardening tools. some giving into it and tackling it in their flip-flops. >> i'm speechless. >> reporter: take a look at this live picture of the mess the good news is evacuated residents have been cleared to go back to their homes if they can get to them. it has been tough to find your way around this mud, it is a hassle, thick, messy hassle. they tell me they've towed one car out of this mess, they've moved two they don't have a good count of how many more they are tying get out. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. -- >>> a lot of folks were late for school or work today. live look at sky 7 hd at the neighborhood, my goodness, this is the hillside that partially washed away and sent a torrent of mud to the streets below. >> you can see all those homes directly impacted. some thought the water tank above them broke. now officials are telling us, that is not the case. terry mcsweeney continues our coverage. terry is it? >> reporter: san mateo fire got a call 4:20 this morning, water and
sweeney wroeupbs us thrive from the airport with a story you will see only on seven. >> reporter: this is a couple, husband and wife both in the medical profession. she a nurse she was told to stay home the night sandy hit but drove three hours the next morning to take care of victims. he is a doctor working in the intensive care unit the night sandy hit in the middle of it when the lights out. they are in the bay area for a wedding in sonoma county, a couple days removed from one of the most straightning days of our lives. dawn is a nurse at mount sinai. >> i was there during 9/11. this is on par not with the loss of people, with the jen -- the general loss of homes and you very sad there now. >> reporter: the doctor works in new york medical center's intensive care unit. he was there sunday night. >> half my effort was spent running around managing ventilators and life support and making sure they were up and running power didn't come back until yesterday afternoon. it blakes -- it breaks your heart to see the devastation. it does take a toll but you try and get res and power through. >> reporte
. the chief with the fire department joining us as this wraps up. tell us what happened? >> the water department was digging with a backhoe ruptured a 6 to 8 inch high pressure gasline when he evacuated the building. just set up lines just closed off the street and precaution stopped traffic. >> reporter: how dangerous is the line? >> it is high pressure we are lucky the wind wasn't blowing everything was going straight up we wanted a perimeter get an idea where the gas was. when he evacuated this building they said they had a heavy smell of gas if the basement. with the readings it wasn't dangerous, we don't take precaution. we had to evacuate >> reporter: that building is the abc7 news studio and embarcadero closed between green and broadway. can you tell us when everything will be cleared up? >> it -- we are picking up now and open up everything momentarily. >> reporter: chief, thank you. good news out here. the incident lasting under an hour. scary gas leak that did force evacuations and road closures, now cleared. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> the mad dash to the finish line in
. . >> amy hollyfield joins us with more on the developing story. >> reporter: i just spoke with the police chief he says his officers can't believe the artillery they found in the home. there were automatic weapons in there, one had a clip that would hold 100 rounds it was loaded. what they had far out-powers what the police have. they got the call 4:30 this morning to go to the neighborhood. police found four people inside the home. they also found marijuana, guns and a lot of ammunition. they arrested four people and say two are confirmed members of the taliban gang here menlo park. there's a shooting in that neighborhood a week ago which also involved the taliban gang. police say they a gang problem in the bell haven neighborhood. >> we put extra bike patrols out, we are going to be putting extra foot patrols in the area. we have to see what happens next. we are taking it very serious. >> reporter: police held a town hall meeting about this issue. they had a good turnout, people are very concerned. police get the impression that many are terrified when those four people were shot a week
up, it is only 11:00 in the morning. terry mcsweeney joins us from san francisco international. >> reporter: 60,000 people expected to fly out of sfo today that is like filling up candlestick park and telling everybody to go to the airport and fly somewhere it has been an ebb and flow all morning right now you see virgin america, nobody there there was a rush earlier i hope i'm not jinxings anything when i say things so far going smoothly. this morning a rush, long lines, nothing unexpected on this day before thanksgiving. we met one woman hoping to avoid the rush who arrived 7:30 last night for her 6:30 flight this morning. >> i thought there was going to be lines and a lot of people. turns out they are not open yet. >> reporter: long lines come and go by 9:00 terminal 2 looks like it does most days. >> although we have heavy pang loads today, we are getting them out -- heavy passenger loads today we are getting them out and they are moving on to their holiday destination. >> reporter: flight after flight arriving earlier than scheduled an indication that things were smooth at
crashed into a used car lot in san leandro. that crash damaged 10 other vehicles. the driver was not cited. >>> the second of three storms on the way to the bay area now. >> let's get to lisa argen to tell us where it is. >>> good morning. we are looking at very light returns right now, there is mist and drizzle as well, as we look further north this is the beginning of the next system. it has a long i was to go before it gets here. right now light showers up highway 101 san rafael through larkspur light sprinkle into the east bay and south bay. timing slowed didn't a little. that could be problematic, because it is going to dump very heavy rain over the bay area. 3:00 this afternoon still showers, evening commute showers on the peninsula, south bay, take a look what happens friday morning, very heavy rain, it doesn't push through until the afternoon hours. we're talking about more showers behind it, still another system that is going to bring rivers and streams up to perhaps flood stage in napa and the russian river on sunday. >>> several bay area communities especially vulnerable to appr
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average. joining us to talk about is the numbers and with a administrators is doing about is the spokesperson, is troy flint. >> thanks for having me. >> cheryl: 26.6%, you must be doing a lot to address the issues? >> it's one of the most critical issues. districts across the country particularly urban districts. there is no one comprehensive solution. we're attacking it from null of angle that has address the social components that gets kids disenchanted with schools. >> cheryl: you have a different population in schools especially as they progress? >> we are predominantly low income district, 70% of our students qualify for free lunch program. as you elementary to middle, it increases. poverty is a factor in some of these negative outcomes but it shouldn't be did he term in an event. that is determinant. so that is why we are drying trying a address these issues. >> cheryl: can you give me some examples? >> one factor that we have identified is the literacy score how proficient they are in english language and arts. that you can identify an impact as early as third grea
. >> terry mcsweeney joins us live at mission bay. >> reporter: the regents are meeting in this building behind me. a short time ago, a number of people in the room there, not necessarily students, disrupted it they came up and started shouting, the regents were cleared from the room. protesters were told to stop or they would be he courted out they left on their own. -- it is not just inside, they are making noise outside too many take a listen. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> reporter: the signs say roll back debt and free public educating. this follows a sleep-out protesters spending the night out here. the regents are meeting in the building behind me a from where the protesters were gathering. earlier this week they backed off a vote on plans to increase fees for graduate professional greece statewide. a protester says he's a grad student we'll hear his concerns and follow that with uc's side. >> asking people to pay $13,000 per year to go to school is way too much. it has gone up three times in the last 10 years. >> we did not have an increase this year, 45% of our students don't pay at all. if you
thud blocked all three lanes of pine beautiful buchanan landed on this mercedes whose owner told us she bought the car three months ago. the tree looks to have shallow roots which is common for this type of tree. it also makes it vulnerable to high winds. we spoke to the owner of that mercedes, she said she called the city to find out if the city owns the tree and is liable for the damage? the city told her, her insurance company will have to find out. toe man roman, abc7 news. >>> -- sonoma county, katie marzullo in petaluma that was under a flash flood warning for hours. >> reporter: this morning there was. this is willowbrook creek, two things, one how hard the rain is coming down and how high the water is flowing in this creek. if you want to know what it normally looks like here you have to ask someone who saw it just yesterday. >> from yesterday 4 1/2 feet, yesterday we were seeing ground, grass and puddles. >> reporter: it is behind his office building, he knew the rain was coming, the volume of water that appeared so suddenly was still a surprise at least the water is staying in
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